Joint Commission Focuses on Language Skills in Hospitals Posted by kheudorfer on Oct 13, 2010 in Archived Posts
Given that over 20% of our population speaks a language other than English, bilingualism is increasingly important for some medical professionals. The Joint Commission’s new initiative seeks to increase hospitals’ focus on language skills and cultural awareness: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/louis-provenzano/hospitals-must-overcome-l_b_749321.html
The Joint Commission has set ambitious goals for the future, but they are critical to the health of our nation. Transparent Language looks forward to helping medical professionals meet these goals.
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